23 March 1940
Wellington Mk IA - N2950 - KO-J
|Training flight, crashed 2010. Burnt out at Marham folowing emergency landing with failing engines. The five crew members were slightly injured.
T/O 2000. - F/S. POWELL took off. A cylinder blew off just after setting course and he crashed on forced landing just about of the aerodrome. Only superficial injuries were substained by the crew. Aircraft burnt out.
Source: OPERATIONS RECORD BOOK
Shortly after take off, while climbing, pilot informed ATC about engine problems and tried to make an emergency landing. Aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in a field. All five crew injured.
|Powell G. A. - F/S
Aircraftman 1st Class - Service No 644738